Psychological Science MSc | Graduate School, University of Limerick

Psychological Science MSc

Education & Health Sciences:Psychological Science MSc

Psychological Science MSc
1 Year  Full- Time


APPLICATION DEADLINE:  31st May  Applications may still be successful after this deadline if spaces are available on the programme.

On successful completion of this programme, it is expected that students will be able to:

  • Describe advanced research methods and a variety of psychological theories and paradigms, and identify the applicability of psychological methods and theories to personal and social issues.

  • Demonstrate reflective and critical thinking regarding psychological research and its applications and recognise the significance of psychological theories and psychological research methods for personal and social issues in everyday life.

  • Develop and apply learning practices for independent studies, such as to identify where and how to locate and access information relevant to the study and research, to interrogate new information, to break tasks into manageable parts, to focus on task-related goals and to provide and receive feedback on learning experiences and progress.

  • Display communication and presentation skills, that is, writing skills, oral presentation skills, and interviewing skills.

  • Demonstrate interpersonal competencies and professional sensitivity in accordance with the role of psychologists in society, and develop mature and ethical attitudes that help to understand and address social and psychological issues.

  • Apply psychological theories and methods to personal and social issues by considering the utility and feasibility of such applications.



For further information please visit the departmental web pages:,, or
contact the Administrator: Marianne Tormey
Phone: +353 (0)61 233774

Applicants who wish to discuss detailed elements of the programme may contact the Course Director:

Dr. Mike Quayle
Department of Psychology, University of Limerick
Phone: +353 (0)61 202059


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